Luciana Astiz with others including, Alan Wallace, John R. Filson, Thomas C. Hanks, Clarence Allen, William L. Ellsworth, Kerry Sieh, Ross Stein; Robert E. Wallace. Seismological Research Letters ; 78 (2): 189–190. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.78.2.189
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On 8 January 2007, Robert E. (Bob) Wallace passed away peacefully and comfortably in Reno, Nevada. His sister, Harriet Wallace, of Savoy, Illinois, and his son, Alan, of Reno, survive him. Trudy, his wife and best friend of 60 years, died in 2005. Bob wished to be cremated with no memorial gathering. He was 90 years old.
Bob was an authority on tectonics, earthquake geology, paleoseismology, engineering geology, mineral resources, and geomorphology. He was a patient teacher—a man of great modesty, rigor, and humor. He authored more than 160 technical articles, books, geologic maps, and reports on the western United...